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Aug
23
2019
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Government Section

  • Five bid for council seats

    Laura Curliss, James M. Johnson, Lisa Kreeger, Marianne MacQueen and Christine Monroe-Beard filed petitions for Village Council with the election board by the Aug. 7 deadline.

  • Greene County— New jail, bigger jail?

    Does Greene County need a new jail? The consensus of county officials is yes. What are the key issues? And does the new facility need to be 30% larger than the existing jail? The third article in a series.

  • PUBLIC MEETINGS

    VILLAGE OF YELLOW SPRINGS

  • Miami Township — Ground breaking for new fire station begins

    After months of delays, the official groundbreaking for the new fire station on the south side of town has been set for Sept. 18.

  • Still no answers in Clark case

    Authorities investigating the homicide of villager Leonid “Lonya” Clark remain close-lipped about the cause and circumstances around his death earlier this year, leaving his loved ones growing increasingly distressed at the lack of resolution in the case.

  • Busy first month for new village manager Salmeron

    New Village Manager Josue Salmeron, pictured here in his office, has had a busy first month on the job. “You realize you have so may things going on, so many things to address,” he said. “It takes your breath away.” (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    As new Village Manager Salmeron concluded his first month on the job, he sat down with this Yellow Springs News reporter to talk about his activities and priorities for the village. 

  • Council explores incentives for EnviroFlight

    The Village of Yellow Springs is working to keep local insect-based feed company EnviroFlight in the village.

  • The issues with large-scale solar

    Cooperative Solar Farm One is Lendlease’s 60-acre solar energy facility in Clark County, Ky. The solar energy facility features 32,300 solar panels capable of producing up to 8.5 MW of electricity. LendLease has a plan for a solar array in the rural area southeast of Yellow Springs that would be about 20 times as large. (Photo via LendLease.com)

    An Australian company, Lendlease, has acquired close to 1,000 acres of long-term leases there as part of its Kingswood Solar Farm, a utility-scale solar array that could cover 1,200 acres and produce 175 megawatts of green electricity.

  • Village Council — Incentives sought to keep EnviroFlight here

    The Village of Yellow Springs is working to keep local insect-based feed company EnviroFlight in the village.

  • Council passes stricter AirBnB regulations

    Those wanting to start a new local AirBnB will now have to appear before Planning Commission, Village Council decided at its regular meeting on Monday, July 15.